26 Jun 2017

Coventry University

Coventry University is a public research university in the city of Coventry, England.

University traces its history back to 1843 and the establishment of the School of Design. 1970 was a major landmark in the University’s history. The Lanchester Polytechnic was formed. Named after Frederick Lanchester. By 1980 the name was changed to Coventry Polytechnic.

Coventry University has a long tradition as a provider of education. the roots go as far back as Coventry College of Design in 1843. It was in 1970 that Coventry College of Art amalgamated with Lanchester College of Technology and Rugby College of Engineering Technology. The resulting institution was called Lanchester Polytechnic: 'Lanchester' after the Midlands automotive industry pioneer, Dr Frederick Lanchester, and 'Polytechnic' meaning 'skilled in many sciences and arts'.

In 1987 the name changed to Coventry Polytechnic and in 1992 the University was set up under UK Government legislation, as laid out in the University’s Instrument and Articles of Government.

 
• The Hub, the centre of student life on campus.
• Lanchester Library – home to almost 1,200 study spaces and 550 computer workstations.
• Sport and recreation facilities.
• Smart Campus, Wi-Fi enabled and hundreds of PCs and Apple Macs available.
Faculties 
•    Faculty of Arts and Humanities
•    Faculty of Business and Law
•    Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing
•    Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
 
  •  Michael: Excellent all round support and teaching quality. Especially good with dealing with students with disabilities, mental or otherwise.